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Germany: Friedrich Merz takes the head of the CDU and rebukes Olaf Scholz


The German conservatives elected, on Saturday, the former rival of Angela Merkel president of their party. Without waiting Friedrich Merz targeted the new chancellor.

Correspondent in Berlin

Now in opposition, the CDU intends to


” the Scholz government.

This is the roadmap unveiled by its new president Friedrich Merz on the occasion of the congress of the Christian Democratic party which is taking place this weekend in Berlin.

We must be a strong opposition at the federal level.

We no longer need to consider coalition partners.

We can say what we think and do what we say”

declared the boss of the conservative party who intends to “

control the government


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Aged 66, Friedrich Merz was elected in mid-December after a primary after two failed attempts to take the party: the first time in favor of Annegret Kramp Karrenbauer (AKK) after the withdrawal of Angela Merkel and the second times against Armin Laschet.

Since then, the latter suffered a crushing defeat in the September 2021 legislative elections, forcing him to resign and prepare for succession.

His successor is traditionally…

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Source: lefigaro

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